With children going back to school this fall, we often get questions about kid safety in car travel. One of the chief concerns we hear from our readers is concerns about which car seat is right for their child. Choosing the right car seat for your child can be quite the nerve-wracking experience. This article from Hodges Trial Lawyers should help put your mind at ease that your “precious cargo” is safely secured in your vehicle. There are generally three types of car seats: (1) Infant car seats, (2) Convertible car seats, and (3) booster seats. (See Which car seat is right for my child?)
These are the three stages of car seats that your child will go through as he/she gets bigger. It is important to note that with any car seat, the car seat is only safe if it is installed properly. Local hospitals and fire departments often provide individuals with the opportunity to have their car seat checked for free. Use these free sources to make sure that your child is safe on the roadways. No one intends to get into a car wreck, but sometimes things happen that our beyond our control. The only way to be certain that our “precious cargo” arrives in mint condition is to choose the right car seat and use it properly.